Tag: Lodge of Ondessonk and Tekakwitha

Proudly, Third-Generation Ondessonk: The (Smith) Stierwalt Family

By Sara (Bell) Clifford Long before she could earn a paycheck, Betsy (Smith) Stierwalt was an Ondessonk ambassador. It started when she was 6, when she and her family moved…
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Order of the White Feather – Precursor to Camp’s Lodge Ceremony

By Judy Blase Woodruff History – it defines the past and becomes the foundation for the present.  It cannot be changed, but only built upon. One cannot disclaim what happened…
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Multi-Council Work Weekend

During the weekend of November 16th, Lodge members came together to help prepare Camp for the winter.  Emma Linn, of the Peoria Council, coordinated the effort, and members representing several…
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A message from your Lodge Officials

With the summer coming to an end and the fall quickly approaching, the new Lodge Official team is busy planning for Council Official Elections, Fall Lodge Reunion, contacting new members,…
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Christine Kengott: A World Traveler

When Christine Kengott, known then as Chris Hempen, made her first trip to Camp Ondessonk at 11 years old, she had never been so far from home.  Though her trip…
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Being of Service: Giving back in the best way for you

Service to Camp Ondessonk is an important part of being an active member of the Loyal Lodge of Ondessonk & Tekakwitha.  With so many ways to give back, you are…
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